Impact Molecular Marker and Genomics-Led Technologies on Brassica Breeding

  • Jianjun ZhaoEmail author
Part of the Compendium of Plant Genomes book series (CPG)


At the early generations of plant breeding, landrace cultivars were developed by selection from favorable variations in traits of interest including yield, and resistance to diseases, and other traits. Now new technologies including hybridization and recently developed molecular tools have been developed, which are speeding up the modern commercial plant breeding program. Herein, we present an review on DNA marker development and its wide utility in marker-assisted breeding (MAS) and genomic selection. The review of marker-assisted selection in Brassica rapa is summarized and discussed.


Quantitative Trait Locus Double Haploid Cytoplasmic Male Sterility Chinese Cabbage Genomic Selection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of HorticultureHebei Agricultural UniversityBaodingChina

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